State Board in the Community: October 2018

By: Paul Negron, Public Affairs Specialist This month, State Board members ushered in Fall by attending community events, connecting with students and parents, and supporting local DC public schools and public charter schools. Joe (Ward 6) supported student walkers at the annual #WalkToSchoolDay sponsored by CHPSPO. Another wonderful #Walktoschoolday in the books… This has gotContinue reading “State Board in the Community: October 2018”

SBOE Weekly Ed Links: 10-27-2018

By: Paul Negron, Public Affairs Specialist Check out the latest in education news and events here in the District and around the nation! SBOE IN THE NEWS Why are so many DC teachers leaving their jobs? | WTOP City announces plan to use vacant Shaw site for Banneker expansion | DC Line DC NEWS PayingContinue reading “SBOE Weekly Ed Links: 10-27-2018”

SBOE Weekly Ed Links: 10-20-2018

By: Paul Negron, Public Affairs Specialist Check out our breakdown of the latest in education news here in the District and around the country. SBOE IN THE NEWS Report on DC teacher turnover in excess of national average prompts look at ways to improve retention | DC Line DC NEWS Mayor Says She Didn’t KnowContinue reading “SBOE Weekly Ed Links: 10-20-2018”

A “First Friday” at Briya Public Charter School

What does two-generation learning mean and how has it been implemented in the District? How do public schools establish themselves as the center of their communities? During a recent visit to Briya Public Charter School’s Fort Totten campus, I had the opportunity to witness this two-generation learning approach, as well as see the additional community and social services provided through the school’s partnership with Mary’s Center, a Federally Qualified Health Center community health center in the District.

SBOE Weekly Ed Links: 10-05-2018

By: Paul Negron, Public Affairs Specialist Here is our weekly rundown of the latest District education news and events! SBOE IN THE NEWS High Salaries, But High Turnover In D.C. Public Schools, Study Finds | WAMU A Teacher’s Perspective on DC’s data-based Personalized Learning Program | Data Quality Campaign D.C. Teacher Turnover Exceeds National Average,Continue reading “SBOE Weekly Ed Links: 10-05-2018”

On the Agenda: #DCSafeRoutes Expert Panel

By: Paul Negron, Public Affairs Specialist As the new school year progresses, education stakeholders across the District continue to devise ways to improve safety for students traveling to and from school. At last month’s public meeting, we heard from experts, education advocates, school counselors, and parents on some of the biggest challenges District students faceContinue reading “On the Agenda: #DCSafeRoutes Expert Panel”